The book entitled José Echegaray (1832-1916). El hombre polifacético. Técnica, ciencia, política y teatro en España [José Echegaray (1832-1916), man of many talents: engineering, science, theatre and politics in Spain], published by Fundación Juanelo Turriano on the occasion of the centenary of his death, was presented on 27 September at Madrid’s Residencia de Estudiantes.
The sizeable audience attending the event was addressed by Residencia de Estudiantes Manager Alicia Gómez-Navarro, Fundación Juanelo Turriano President Victoriano Muñoz Cava and José Manuel Sánchez Ron, foundation trustee and author of the book. In his introduction to the work, Sánchez Ron highlighted José Echegaray’s scientific dimension over and above his callings as politician, mathematician, Nobel prize playwright and member of Spain’s Royal Academy.
VIDEO OF THE EVENT